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Magnolia × soulangeana

Saucer magnolia

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Features

  • BloomsApril to October
  • Height7m to 8m
  • Spread5m to 6m
  • Growth HabitBroad bushy
  • Flower ColourPink shades and white
  • Leaf ColourDark green

Description

Magnolia × soulangeana (Saucer magnolia). The blooms are about 6in wide they are white, pink, or purplish red, they will bloom before the leaves appear.

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Tulip tree, Chinese magnolia

Origin

Southeastern United States

Interest and use

Spring interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will require deep, fertile, well-drained mildly acidic soil. They thrive in sun or partial-shade but need protection from strong or salty winds.

Propagation

You can propagate from cuttings in summer or seed in autumn, or by grafting in winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Can be prone to honey fungus.

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